Monkeypox virus raises concerns as cases in Mississippi continue to rise

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On Tuesday, Aug. 9, The  confirmed the eighth monkeypox case in Mississippi. 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the seventh case of monkeypox in Mississippi on Monday, Aug. 8, and reported that nationwide monkeypox cases were at 9,492 on Tuesday, Aug. 9. By Thursday, Aug. 11, the nationwide total had ballooned to 10,392 cases, according to the CDC.

With the new school year starting and eight confirmed cases in Mississippi, local experts have gathered information and helpful tips to combat the spread of the monkeypox virus…

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